About: Project Team

 

ARSP Co-Directors

Amy DeRogatis
Professor of Religious Studies
Michigan State University

Isaac Weiner
Associate Professor of Comparative Studies
Associate Director Center for the Study of Religion
The Ohio State University

 

Web Development Team

ASC Technology Services
The Ohio State University

Chris Britt
Developer
The Ohio State University

Michael Hardesty
Director of App Development
The Ohio State University

Alex Kasler
Developer
The Ohio State University

Michael Seufer
Creative / UI Lead
The Ohio State University

ARSP Leadership Team

Alison Furlong
Project Coordinator

Lauren Pond
Multimedia Content Producer

Kate Topham
Digital Archivist

Caroline Toy
OSU Project Manager (2015-present)

Shewonda Leger
MSU Project Manager (2017-2018)

Bree Gannon
MSU Project Manager (2016-17)

Josh Schnell
MSU Project Manager (2015-16)

Allegra Smith
MSU Project Manager (2014-15)

Leigh Bonds
OSU Digital Humanities Librarian

Paul Kotheimer
OSU Technical Audio Consultant

Nick Spitulski
Program Coordinator and Fiscal Manager
OSU Center for the Study of Religion

Beth Binsky
Graphic Designer

 

ARSP Project Affiliates

Katherine Borland
Associate Professor of Comparative Studies
Director, Center for Folklore Studies
The Ohio State University

Scott DeWitt
Associate Professor of English
Director of Digital Media Studies
The Ohio State University

Madeleine Fix
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center / Nationwide Insurance / Knowledgement

Katherine Graber
PhD, Ethnomusicology
The Ohio State University

Seth Josephson
PhD, Comparative Studies
The Ohio State University

Cassie Patterson
Assistant Director, Center for Folklore Studies
Director, Folklore Archives
The Ohio State University

Ryan Skinner
Associate Professor, Ethnomusicology, Music, and African American & African Studies
The Ohio State University

Hugh Urban
Professor of Comparative Studies
Director, Center for the Study of Religion
The Ohio State University

Scott Schopieray
Assistant Dean for Academic and Research Technology
College of Arts and Letters
Michigan State University

Kristen Mapes
Assistant Director of Digital Humanities
College of Arts and Letters
Michigan State University

Bobby Smiley
Digital Humanities Librarian, 2014-16
Michigan State University

David Stowe
Professor of Religious Studies and English
Michigan State University

Mohammad Khalil
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Michigan State University

Marsha MacDowell
Professor of Art, Art History, and Design and Curator
Michigan State University Museum
Michigan State University

Pete Johnston
Senior Videographer
College of Arts and Letters
Michigan State University

Rebecca Tegtmeyer
Assistant Professor
Graphic Design
Michigan State University

Morgan Shipley 
Academic Specialist
Department of Religious Studies
Michigan State University

Jon Keune
Assistant Professor of South Asian Religions
Department of Religious Studies
Michigan State University

 

 

ARSP Advisory Board

Vicki Brennan
Associate Professor, Department of Religion
Director, African Studies Program
University of Vermont

Christopher D. Cantwell
Assistant Professor of History, Affiliate Faculty of Religious Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Henry Goldschmidt
Director of Programs
Interfaith Center of New York

Pamela Klassen
Professor, Department of Religion
University of Toronto

Laura Kwerel
Independent radio producer
 

Ely Lyonblum
Research Grants Officer, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto

Kristen Mapes
Assistant Director of Digital Humanities
Michigan State University

Kathryn McClymond
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Professor of Religious Studies, Georgia State University

Tiffany Puett
Director
Institute for Diversity and Civic Life

 

Digital Archives Advisory Board

Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Director of Digital Humanities
Professor of English
Michigan State University

Kristen Mapes
Assistant Director of Digital Humanities
Michigan State University

Megan Kudzia
Digital Scholarship Technology Librarian
Michigan State University

Brandon Locke
Digital Humanities Specialist

Scott Schopieray
Assistant Dean for Academic and Research Technology
College of Arts and Letters
Michigan State University

Devin Higgins
Digital Library Programmer
Michigan State University

Scout Calvert
Digital Information and Data Librarian
Michigan State University

Sharon Leon
Associate Professor of Digital History
Michigan State University

Ethan Watrall
Associate Director, MATRIX
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Michigan State University

Michael Laney
Digital and Multimedia Librarian
Michigan State University

Leigh Bonds
Digital Humanities Librarian
The Ohio State University

 

 

Interpretive Scholarship Committee

Pamela Klassen, Committee Chair
Professor, Department for the Study of Religion
University of Toronto

Lerone A, Martin
Associate Professor of Religion and Politics, John C. Danforth Center
Washington University in St. Louis

Tracy Fessenden
Steve and Margaret Forster Professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies
Arizona State University

Community Engagement Committee

Vicki Brennan
Associate Professor, Department of Religion
Director, African Studies Program
University of Vermont

Ely Lyonblum
Research Grants Officer, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto

Lauren Pond
Multimedia Content Producer

2019 Pre-AAR Workshop Committee

Rosalind I. J. Hackett
Distinguished Professor in the Humanities
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Finnian M. Moore-Gerety
Visiting Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Brown University

 


ARSP Pilot Site Coordinators and Collaborators

Christopher D. Cantwell
Assistant Professor of History
Affiliate Faculty, Religious Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Rachel Lindsey
Assistant Professor
Theological Studies
St. Louis University

Kathryn McClymond
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Professor of Religious Studies
Georgia State University

 

Undergraduate Web Development and Design Team (2015-16)

Malarie French
Graphic Designer
Michigan State University

Will Mianecki
Graphic Designer
Michigan State University

Tommy Truong
Web Developer
Michigan State University

Marcus Field
Content Manager
Michigan State University

 

Ohio State University Student Researchers

  • Gameesa Abdalhalim
  • Marsha Akoto
  • Erin Allen
  • Eva Allibone
  • Shivani Amin
  • Nicholas Armstrong
  • Jordan Baggs
  • Ilyes Barketallah
  • Kyndell Belcher
  • Mason Bernstein
  • Sarah Bishop
  • Corrine Bootes
  • Garrett Brown
  • Dro Brunetti
  • Brendan Burdett
  • Matthew Campbell
  • Drew Cannon
  • Kelsey Canter
  • James Carter, Jr.
  • Jack Casey
  • Yiyun Chen
  • Ethan Clement
  • Jasmine Davis
  • Raquel Davis
  • Soncerrae Davis
  • Guido Discepoli
  • Maverick D'Souza
  • Julian Ebner
  • Devynne Eldridge
  • Antoine Elias
  • Ehsan Estiri
  • Kati Fitzgerald
  • Kari Fletcher
  • Mike Francati
  • Chelsy Garcia
  • Melissa Garvic
  • Matthias Heinz
  • Maggie Hobson
  • Sarah Holbert
  • Ashton Hood
  • Jason Huang
  • Zachary Hughes
  • Frank Isabelle
  • Dan Jian
  • Anthony Jorge
  • Seth Josephson
  • Bishal Karna
  • Ryan Kelley
  • Kristin Kirkwood
  • Alex Kish
  • Jake Kowal
  • Eric Kulas
  • Haerim Kwon
  • Carl Laamanen
  • Sara Liebler
  • Jim Lindroth
  • Ada Matusiewicz
  • Austin Mayyab
  • Carly McCormack
  • JaMezz McKinney
  • Jared McNutt
  • Rebecca Melnick
  • Mackenzie Miller
  • Peter Moeller
  • Ryan Moeller
  • Raymond Monroy
  • Martine Montero
  • Josh Nowak
  • Chido Nyamayedenga
  • Fallon O'Brien
  • Abby Owens
  • Justin Park
  • Mandy Pavlich
  • Franklin Pera
  • Afsane Rezaei
  • Nicholas Rosler
  • Wil Ruoff
  • Jasper Simon
  • Thomas Struck
  • Michael Tekulve
  • Daniel Thomas
  • Katie Thomas
  • Greg Vaillancourt
  • Janine Walker
  • Cole Weidman
  • Michelle Wentlin
  • Evie Wentzel
  • Tyler Wilson
  • Yanty Wirza
  • Woody Woodford, Jr.
  • Yan Zhang
 

Michigan State University Student Researchers

  • Monica Goodin
  • Julia Haugh
  • Jonas Higbee
  • Christopher La
  • Mick Landstra
  • Emma Pittsley
  • Emily Quinlan
  • Elise Robinson
  • Connor Storck
  • Matthew Ungar
  • Shelby VanderMel
  • Julia Haugh
  • Josh Schnell
  • Allegra Smith
  • Katy Seidel
  • Marlen Briones
  • Jessica Buzalski
  • Amanda Fleming
  • Jess Goldblatt
  • Tiffany Mora
  • Rachel Ryder
  • Jonathan Wolak
  • Rachel Rossow
  • Alana Davis
  • Julia Dougherty
  • Devin Clark
  • Skylar Berlin
  • Alyssa Gartrelle
  • David Sutherland
  • Micah Zylstra